Week of 20 May 2013 Quantum vmPRO adds LTFS tape support, DXi V-Series gains capacity (21 May 2013)
Quantum upgrades its vmPRO virtual machine backup appliance, supporting 24 TB of pre-deduped data and LTFS tape in a virtual appliance.
Veeam upgrades its virtual machine backup software, building WAN acceleration and native tape support into Backup & Recovery v7.
Week of 13 May 2013 Enterprise backup software avoids storage sales slump (14 May 2013)
While storage vendors reported slow sales at start of 2013, Symantec and CommVault had success with enterprise backup software.
Week of 06 May 2013 Archiware, Tandberg unveil products; IDC: Big data fuels storage need (06 May 2013)
Recently, IDC announced that big data was driving storage growth, while Tandberg Data and Archiware had new releases for backup customers.
Week of 29 Apr 2013 Good laptop backup software can save the day (02 May 2013)
When employees recently found themselves in a faraway land without working laptops, backup software restored the important data the laptops contained.
Guy Churchward, chief of EMC's backup and recovery systems division, looks at how data deduplication will fit with flash, cloud and primary storage.
Week of 22 Apr 2013 Missouri university turns to cloud backup service for data protection (23 Apr 2013)
At Missouri's Maryville University, IT pros turn to dinCloud's cloud backup service for a lower-cost off-site data protection option.
Week of 15 Apr 2013 Customers still waiting for requested Backup Exec 2012 features (18 Apr 2013)
Symantec has yet to fulfill promises made nearly a year ago to restore popular Backup Exec 2012 features that it cut, such as Jobs View.
Switching backup software products can be a hassle, so it helps to know your options. This article looks at changes in the backup software market.
Roadmaps for backup applications NetBackup and Backup Exec will favor platform support over features, Symantec VP for product management says.
EMC pushes Data Domain for backup and archiving (16 Apr 2013)
EMC tweaks Data Domain OS to ingest archived data faster, and pushes its dedupe staple as a consolidation play for backup and archiving on one box.
Hitachi Data Systems aims HDIM at copy data (16 Apr 2013)
Hitachi Data Systems launches Hitachi Data Instance Manager (HDIM), which it says will bring smart copy data management across an organization.
Week of 08 Apr 2013 Bocada expands, customizes backup reporting and monitoring (09 Apr 2013)
Bocada gives its Prism, Vison and vpConnect backup monitoring and reporting software new features, including customizable dashboards.
Backupify upgrades cloud-to-cloud backup of Google Apps (08 Apr 2013)
'Spring release' of Backupify for Google Apps focuses on admin tools for enterprises, as larger companies turn to cloud-to-cloud backup services.
Week of 01 Apr 2013 PHD Virtual buys DR testing startup VirtualSharp, eyes cloud DR (04 Apr 2013)
Backup vendor PHD Virtual takes another step toward the cloud, adds DR testing startup VirtualSharp and the ability to recover data in a public cloud.
Week of 25 Mar 2013 Data protection vendors add options for cloud backups (27 Mar 2013)
To help their customers get used to cloud backups, software and hardware vendors add options for moving protected copies of data to public clouds.
California State University aims for 100% cloud backups (28 Mar 2013)
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is marching towards complete cloud backups with the help of Panzura storage gateways.
Week of 18 Mar 2013 Need for cloud-to-cloud backup options creates new market (20 Mar 2013)
Organizations wary about entrusting critical information to Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, providers are exploring cloud-to-cloud backup options.
Week of 11 Mar 2013 EMC overhauls DPA backup monitoring software (11 Mar 2013)
EMC gives its Data Protection Advisor backup monitoring tool a new interface and analysis engine, and makes it easier to install.
NASCAR Productions recently chose Spectra Logic's Spectra T-Finity tape library to store video footage, including broadcast video and broadcast-related data sets.
NEC adds hybrid nodes to its HydraStor enterprise archiving and backup system, allowing it to scale higher for performance and capacity.
Sepaton upgrades its flagship VTL, the S2100-ES3 2925, giving it data-at-rest encryption capability and support for open key management standard.
Week of 04 Mar 2013 Prep school gains cloud backup solution through TwinStrata array (06 Mar 2013)
TwinStrata CloudArray gives St. John's Prep a cloud backup solution today, and may be used for primary data when the school fills up its SAN array.
Week of 25 Feb 2013 Cloud backup, BYOD challenges can threaten IT control over data (28 Feb 2013)
IT executives at a data management symposium discuss gaining control over BYOD challenges and rogue cloud backup initiatives in their companies.
CommVault upgrades its data protection and management software, adding global deduplication and a simpler way to manage workflow in Simpana 10.
Week of 18 Feb 2013 LTO tapes show uptick in Q4 sales, but overall revenue falls (22 Feb 2013)
Sales of LTO tapes were up in Q4 of 2012, according to Santa Clara Consulting Group, although overall sales revenues continue to fall.
Riverbed Whitewater cloud backup platform adds support for Amazon Glacier and Google Cloud Storage, as well as two larger capacity virtual appliances.
Week of 11 Feb 2013 Preston: Lack of support makes free backup software a gamble (14 Feb 2013)
The promise of free backup software is appealing to many SMBs, but backup expert W. Curtis Preston says you get what you pay for.
Veeam moves VM backups to the cloud (14 Feb 2013)
Veeam Software is the latest on-premises backup software vendor to embrace the cloud, using it to copy VM backups already on disk.
Week of 04 Feb 2013 Vendor spotlight: PHD Virtual shows off expertise with VM backups (08 Feb 2013)
Startup PHD Virtual's expertise with VM backups goes past VMware to Citrix XenServer, with plans to add multi-hypervisor management.
Report: HDD market dominance holds even as revenue to drop in 2013 (SearchSolidStateStorage.com | 08 Feb 2013)
Hard disk drives maintain dominance, even as HDD market's revenue is expected to fall in 2013, according to market researcher iSuppli.